12 days old

Director-Software Dev Engineer

Cary, NC
**Job Location:** United States : North Carolina : Cary

**Summary of Position Responsibilities:**

The Director will lead a team of technical architects and programmers in delivering IT System Development Processes, IT Tools and IT Software Delivery Platforms. The leader works with multiple partner organizations to design, develop and deploy effective and sustainable infrastructure and technology solutions to meet the needs of IT partners who deliver applications, databases and IT Services for the business. This position leads a team of 2 Staff Managers, 15-20 system engineers and a variable number of consultants in building and supporting the platforms, processes, tools and systems that are used by other IT personnel to automate and improve the business of IT.

**Primary Responsibilities:**

+ Evaluate multiple supplier offerings/tools and assist in choosing a suite of components that will meet IT business needs in a timely fashion.

+ Recommend best-of-breed solutions to support IT personnel in every role (PM, Analyst, Engineer, Tester, SQM, Prod Support, Release Management, Operations, etc.).

+ Design, build and support one or more developer platform(s) using state-of-the art technologies; platforms to be used internally by IT personnel around the globe.

+ Collaborate with lead engineers and system architects to govern the standard IT toolsets, used throughout MetLife. Assist in establishing the target state for IT tooling.

+ Evolve current (in use) IT tools and build a roadmap toward the target state.

+ Consult and advise IT partners on best practices and platform standards.

+ Establish necessary training programs to support user adoption.

+ Evaluate new/emerging technologies/tools for possible use within IT **.**

+ Full people management responsibility, including hiring, firing, promotions, performance and compensation management, & training & development.

+ Ensure vendor performance and deliverables meet contract specifications.

+ Attract and develop talent to enhance the teams effectiveness.

**Required Experience:**

+ Bachelors degree in Computer Science or other Information Systems/Technical discipline, with 10 years of experience in designing, customizing, and developing IT solutions.

+ 7 years as an IT Team Manager, responsible for leading large-scale IT projects and leading people.

+ 5 years of experience with development, implementation or support of IT Tools (such as: Service Management, Financial Management, Project Management, Prototyping, Designing, Coding, Testing, Deployment, SQA/SQM and Prod Monitor/Control).

+ 5 years of experience with software development lifecycle methodologies.

+ 5 Years of experience with .NET and/or JAVA technologies.

+ 5 years of experience evaluating and recommending proprietary and third-party vendor solutions with the ability to create and convey cost/benefit analysis.

**Preferred Experience:**

+ Experience with Atlassian Tool Suite including Bamboo and JIRA.

+ Experience with MS Team Foundation Server TFS.

+ Experience in Dev/Ops Concepts and Processes.

+ Experience in communicating solutions to clients.

+ Working knowledge of Agile methodology.

+ Effective leadership, team building and personnel management skills.

+ Experience managing an IT portfolio budget.

**_At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers._**

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**

Requisition #: 86941


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